56 Steve Harvey Quotes About Relationships, Careers & Success

Steve Harvey Quotes

Steve Harvey is an American comedian, actor, author, and television host. He was born on January 17, 1957, in Welch, West Virginia, and grew up in Cleveland, Ohio. He began his career in stand-up comedy in the late 1980s and went on to become a popular television host and personality, with his own talk show and several hosting gigs for various game shows and awards shows. He is also a best-selling author, with several books on relationships, success, and personal growth. Throughout his career, Steve Harvey has become known for his wit, humor, and motivational speeches, inspiring millions of people around the world to pursue their dreams and achieve success in their personal and professional lives.

56 Steve Harvey Quotes

#1.Don’t hate the player. Change the game. – Steve Harvey

#2.“You can’t go forward and backwards at the same time.” -Steve Harvey

#3.“Your mission, your purpose and your destiny will all be tied to one thing – your gift.” -Steve Harvey

#4.“Growth is in a series of mistakes. That’s the only way you learn.” -Steve Harvey

#5.“Everybody by your side ain’t on your side.” -Steve Harvey

#6.“Do not ignore you gift. Your gift is the thing you do the absolute BEST with the LEAST amount of effort.” -Steve Harvey

#7.“In order to overcome fear, your dream must become bigger than fear.” -Steve Harvey

#8.“You’ve got to quit lowering your standards. Set your requirements upfront so when a guy hooks you, he has to know this is business.” -Steve Harvey

#9.“A person has to remember that the road to success is always under construction. You have to get that through your head. That it is not easy becoming successful.” -Steve Harvey

#10.“Procrastination will delay your change! Today is a very good day to change; don’t let you stop yourself from growing.” -Steve Harvey

#11.“People don’t like to hear the truth out here because the truth makes them think.” -Steve Harvey

#12.“When you put your efforts into your gift, you are giving God something to bless.” -Steve Harvey

#13.“Warren Buffett said that he would not invest in any business where the owner hasn’t failed at least twice. I love that truly wealthy and successful people understand that failure is part of the process.” -Steve Harvey

#14.“Your reality is yours. Stop wasting time looking at someone else’s reality while doing nothing about yours.” -Steve Harvey

#15.“So many people are missing their way in life because they are afraid to sign the lease on their gift.” -Steve Harvey

#16.“Wake up and smile! Wake up and be grateful!” -Steve Harvey

#17.“Failure is a great teacher, and I think when you make mistakes and you recover from them and you treat them as valuable learning experiences, then you’ve got something to share.” -Steve Harvey

#18.“You’ve got to be in a bad relationship to really understand what a great one is.” -Steve Harvey

#19.“Your dream has to be bigger than your fear.” -Steve Harvey

#20.“Some parts of your vision are meant to be shared, in confidence, only with a trusted mentor, friend, or family member. And some aspects of your vision honestly don’t need to go beyond your prayer time with God.” -Steve Harvey

#21.“The dream is free, but the hustle is sold separately.” -Steve Harvey

#22.“You want to kill a big dream, tell it to a small minded person.” -Steve Harvey

#23.“Catch fire today! Make today the day you stop complaining and do something!” -Steve Harvey

#24.“You are never too old to reinvent yourself.” -Steve Harvey

#25.“The more people you help become successful, the more successful you become.” -Steve Harvey

#26.“Your career is what you’re paid for. Your calling is what you’re made for.” -Steve Harvey

#27.“Do what you say you’re going to do! People can do nothing but respect that.” -Steve Harvey

#28.“What I learned from that moment is that when you face your fears, they aren’t as big as you thought they were. What makes them big is when you don’t turn around to face them head-on. The longer you avoid your fears, the bigger they grow in your mind.” -Steve Harvey

#29.“Your setback is just a setup for your comeback.” -Steve Harvey

#30.“Men produce strategies for success.” -Steve Harvey

#31.“The four P’s to success are pressure, persistence, perseverance, and prayer.” -Steve Harvey

#32.“God’s plan for you is greater than any plan you can think of.” -Steve Harvey

#33.“My father taught me the most about love.” -Steve Harvey

#34.“When you’re happy at home, you can make a lot of things happen.” -Steve Harvey

#35.“Women are the real reason we get up every day. I’m talking about real men. If there were no women, I would not even have to bathe, because why would I care? These are guys I’m hanging with. I wake up for a woman every day of my life to make it happen for her.” -Steve Harvey

#36.“A lot of times God will present you with a blessing and a plan, but if you don’t act on it, it’ll go away.” -Steve Harvey

#37.“Failure means you’ve now learned another valuable lesson that pushes you one step closer to success.” -Steve Harvey

#38.“Success is not just about your ability to achieve, but also your ability to serve through sharing. True success lives in our legacies” -Steve Harvey

#39.“All I knew growing up was that my father was married to and loved my momma, period. He worked hard, made some money, and put it on the dresser. She spent it on the family, and he went out and earned some more. He taught me the most about love.” -Steve Harvey

#40.“I don’t want people to see me fall. I mean, I got enough people cheering for me to fall now… The Internet has created some amazing place for evil to exist, you dig?” -Steve Harvey

#41.“God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.” -Steve Harvey

#42.“I told the same $25 a night jokes over and over until they paid me $250, then $25,000, $75,000, $125,000, $500,000… $58,000 with the Kings of Comedy in one night! Repetition is how I became successful. I told those same jokes until I built an empire and a lifestyle beyond my wildest dreams! Never give up!” -Steve Harvey

#43.“Do not ignore the passion that burns in you. Spend time to discover your gift.” -Steve Harvey

#44.“Successful people appreciate where they have come from, but they don’t let their past set the tone for their future. Successful people are innovators.” -Steve Harvey

#45.“You can’t fix what’s wrong inside your house outside your house.” -Steve Harvey

#46.“You have to take chances in life. Life is about risk.” -Steve Harvey

#47.“My father told me never to take my foot off a ladder to kick at someone who was kicking at me. When I did that, I would no longer be climbing. While they are kicking, my father told me, I should keep stepping. They can kick only one time. If I continued to climb, they would be left behind. In trying to hurt me, to impede my progress, they would get left behind because they allowed themselves to get sidetracked from their agenda.” -Steve Harvey

#48.“But remember what drives a man; real men do what they have to do to make sure their people are taken care of, clothed, housed, and reasonably satisfied, and if they’re doing anything less than that, they’re not men.” Steve Harvey

#49.“Too often you focus on the cons before you even consider a pro. You can’t even think about the benefits of taking on your dream because you’re too busy focusing on the “what if,” the “what could be,” and the “why it won’t work for me” excuses.” -Steve Harvey

#50.“Avoid people who are always having a bad day. In their minds, nothing ever works in their favor. They have a chronic ‘woe is me’ campaign that they continue to launch full blast. This kind of negativity depletes enthusiasm. You don’t need the ‘woe is me’ speech every day.” -Steve Harvey

#51.“You’re willing to waste years of your life walking away from your dreams instead of running toward your destiny.” -Steve Harvey

#52.“You simply cannot drive forward if you’re focused on what’s happening in the rear view mirror.” -Steve Harvey

#53.“Success is not a comfortable procedure. It is a very uncomfortable thing to attempt. So you gotta get comfortable being uncomfortable if you ever want to be successful.” -Steve Harvey

#54.“I’m just a living witness that you can be an imperfect soldier and still be in the army fighting for God Almighty. Don’t you think you got to be perfect, cause I ain’t.” -Steve Harvey

#55.“Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% what you do about it.” -Steve Harvey

#56.”If you are waking up with a sensation that there has got to be more in life… then there is. -Steve Harvey

Final Words

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